The Lima Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will present a significant donation to the Lima Memorial Foundation at their general meeting on Thursday, December 6. The donation is a culmination of year-long fundraising activities, including the Auxiliary Gift Shop, café and a variety of sales.
The Lima Memorial Health System family has come together to adopt 100 senior citizens around our area in hopes of brightening their holiday season. Each year, Lima Memorial hosts a Senior Angel Tree in partnership with the Area Agency on Aging.
Over the past ten years, palliative care has been one of the fastest growing specialties in the United States. Approximately 90 million Americans are living with a serious illness, and that number is predicted to double over the next 25 years. Also, nearly 20% of Americans who are age 65 and older have five or more chronic illnesses. While advancements in modern medicine are allowing people to live longer, as the statistics show you, this will mean living longer with chronic illnesses for many.